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Mechanical turkntc ignte

  1. 1. What the heck isMechanical Turk? @ehrenfoss
  2. 2. Mysterious chess playingcontraption?
  3. 3. Hoax! Dude in a box!
  4. 4. ? ? ? ? ?
  5. 5. mturk.com● Boring tasks?● repetitive tasks?● ...but computers cant do them?● ...and the intern would quit?
  6. 6. mturk.comPeople ("turkers")● do simple, short tasks● get a little $ per task"Requesters"● what task?● how much to pay?● and how to verify the results.
  7. 7. Q: Is this a seagull?A: No, it is not. ==> $0.10!
  8. 8. Data Gathering
  9. 9. User Testing
  10. 10. User Testingit seems like a scam… i would be leery of using thisbecause it has access to my facebook information and acredit card, etc…The design seems a bit informal, so it appears to not belegit.It seems sort of unprofessional, almost like a scam, but thatmight just be the appearance of the site.
  11. 11. Feedback Army
  12. 12. Related to pet adoption? -> Maybe -> Yes -> No! -> Yes
  13. 13. Video feedback
  14. 14. Downsides :-(● Yes, it costs $● Not at all user friendly● Takes some practice● Some missing features
  15. 15. Dubious Quality?● Use >1 people per task● Average the responses● Use an additional layer of HITs for review
  16. 16. 20 more seconds of dancing JeffBezos, Amazon.com Founder
  17. 17. Q: What the heck is MechanicalTurk?A: Not a seagull@ehrenfossehren@helpattack.com

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